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Provide 3% reservation in govt jobs to disabled: SC to govts

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 11:08

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Central and all state governments to provide reservation to disabled persons in government jobs.

Efforts on to fill vacancies meant for disabled persons: Hooda

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 20:58

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday said efforts are being made to fill up vacancies meant for disabled persons in various departments of the state government.

I-card for disabled persons for train ticket concession

Last Updated: Saturday, June 01, 2013, 00:11

Railways will issue photo identity cards to physically-challenged persons to enable them to avail concessions in train tickets in a hassle-free manner.

15mn impoverished disabled live in rural China

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 19:28

About 15 million disabled people live below China`s poverty line in rural areas, the China Disabled Persons Federation said Wednesday.

Odisha to include disabled persons under MGNREGA

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 05, 2013, 14:02

After including persons with 75 per cent disability in the subsidised Rice for Differently Abled Persons (RDP) scheme, Odisha government has decided to provide jobs to them under MGNREGA and NRLM programmes.

No list of disabled persons given equipment by Khurshid`s NGO

Last Updated: Thursday, November 08, 2012, 21:14

The verified list of 137 disabled persons, who were provided medical equipment by the NGO run by Salman Khurshid, is not available with govt dept.

Job opportunities for disabled bleak in Northeast

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 12:19

The prevailing employment scenario for people with disabilities in the Northeast is very bleak with an estimated 83 per cent of them being unemployed.

Need more scholarships for disabled persons: Par Committee

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 09, 2011, 22:14

A Parliamentary committee has pulled up the social justice and empowerment ministry for inadequate number of scholarships for disabled persons across the country and asked it to introduce more such benefits.

Mamata blamed for disabled persons missing appointment with PM

Last Updated: Thursday, April 22, 2010, 00:05

A delegation of disabled persons from West Bengal missed an appointment with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi because the special train sought from Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee reached 10 hours late.